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Divergent Guest: Angélica Negrón

Thursday • June 17, 2021   |   7:30 pm

Divergent Guest:  Angélica Negrón

Join students and faculty of the Divergent Studio for a concert celebrating the critically acclaimed and internationally renowned composer, Angélica Negrón. One of three Guest Composer at this year’s Divergent Studio, Negrón is a Puerto-Rican born multi-instrumentalist and writes for a wide variety of tonal textures and ensembles from traditional instruments to toys and electronics. WQXR/Q2 regards her compositions as, “wistfully idiosyncratic and contemplative,” and The New York Times recounted her “capacity to surprise” and her “quirky approach to scoring”. Angélica has been commissioned by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, loadbang, MATA Festival, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Sō Percussion, the American Composers Orchestra, and the New York Botanical Garden, and others.  Her works have been performed at the Kennedy Center, the Ecstatic Music Festival, EMPAC, Bang on a Can Marathon and the 2016 New York Philharmonic Biennial and her film scores have been heard numerous times at the Tribeca Film Festival. 


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Thursday • June 17, 2021
7:30 pm


Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Thanks to our partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and their “Card to Culture” program, Longy School of Music of Bard College can offer free tickets to many of our diverse and innovative performance offerings. See the full list of participating “Card to Culture” organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.